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Structural strength
2 years ago

Structural strength

Beautiful gardens have one thing in common. They manage to strike a fine balance between structure and a carefully curated mix of plants.

A lush oasis
2 years ago

A lush oasis

Transform your courtyard into a lush garden room where you can relax and reboot.

Chelsea lately
2 years ago

Chelsea lately

Each year, droves of gardening enthusiasts make their way to the annual RHS Chelsea Flower Show in search of fresh inspiration. We reveal some ideas that are ideal for local gardens.

In good shape
3 years ago

In good shape

A good planting scheme includes various shapes, sizes and colours – all working in harmony to create a coherent composition.

Creating an evergreen backbone
4 years ago

Creating an evergreen backbone

Lush layers of foliage will ensure that your garden looks attractive all year round. While flowers wilt and whither, foliage in all shapes and sizes packs punch.

The drought-tolerant garden
4 years ago

The drought-tolerant garden

Conserving water doesn’t mean you have to live with a dry and neglected garden. Xeriscaping could be the answer!

Plant of the month: Calla Lilies
5 years ago

Plant of the month: Calla Lilies

Calla Lilies are one of the most beautiful flowers with a unique flower form. Calla lilies come in a wide array of colours for example, pink, purple, yellow and orange.

August in the garden
5 years ago

August in the garden

The promise of spring, with the sweet scent of jasmine, is already in the air.

Plant of the month: Gerbera Daisy
5 years ago

Plant of the month: Gerbera Daisy

Gerbera Daisy plants, with 30 fellow varieties, are one of the most popular, frequently delivered and self-grown flowers across the world.

July in the garden
5 years ago

July in the garden

Aloes, succulents and winter annuals are all in their prime, and July is also a month of maintenance. So, dress up in warm layers and tackle your garden!

June in the garden
5 years ago

June in the garden

During the month of June focus on hard-landscaping maintenance, as well as gentle and playful planting.

Prune like a pro
6 years ago

Prune like a pro

Knowing when and how to prune will help create healthy, long-lasting and good-looking plants…

Making the most of shady places
6 years ago

Making the most of shady places

Shady garden patches don’t need to look cold and dark. There are several ways to bring them to life.

January in the garden
6 years ago

January in the garden

The easiest New Year’s resolution to stick to is to always water your garden early in the morning – a thorough soaking every 3 to 4 days and mulching with organic material will encourage deep root development and healthy plants in hot weather.

December in the garden
6 years ago

December in the garden

It’s time for some last-minute tweaking to get your garden ready for festivities. Gardeners all over are also in a romantic mood, telling us to plant up ‘moonlight gardens’ with white flowers.

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